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Stories with person: Thom Tillis
  • Democrats' ad attacks NC House speaker's payments 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 1:16 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - A political committee supporting Democratic control of the U.S. Senate began running a TV commercial in North Carolina on Wednesday seeking to remind viewers about personnel issues that embarrassed the office of Republican Thom Tillis, speaker of the state House.

  • 2 Democrats challenge favored Hagan in NC primary 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 10:53 am
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - While many Republicans want to vote U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan out of office in November, other voters get the chance to affirm her as the Democratic Party's nominee with their votes in May.

  • Nurse, ex-mayor, Canadian also run for NC Senate 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 10:52 am
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - Heather Grant got in the U.S. Senate race following a brief military nursing career when she wasn't persuaded to support other early candidates.

  • More Republicans getting on TV in NC Senate race 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 8:52 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - More Republican candidates in North Carolina's U.S. Senate primary are getting on the airwaves with paid advertisements before in-person voting begins in less than two weeks.

  • NC lawmakers want tuition grant program resumed 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 7:23 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - Republican legislative leaders plan to ask the North Carolina Supreme Court to allow a new program using taxpayer money for tuition at K-12 private or religious schools to begin this fall while litigation challenging it works its way through court.

  • US Chamber of Commerce backs Tillis in NC race 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:15 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Establishment-minded Republicans and social conservatives alike seem to have settled on a favorite candidate to face Sen. Kay Hagan, the North Carolina Democrat who is among the most vulnerable incumbents seeking re-election.

  • NC sides with Duke in appeal of coal ash ruling 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 1:31 am
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina regulators are joining with Duke Energy in appealing a judge's ruling on cleaning up groundwater pollution leeching from the company's coal ash dumps.

  • NC Senate hopefuls announce 1st quarter totals 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 8:08 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - Leading North Carolina U.S. Senate candidates are announcing their fundraising totals so far this year before they're required to tell election regulators next week.

  • Tillis gets anti-abortion group backing in NC 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 7:19 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - House Speaker Thom Tillis has received the endorsement of an influential national anti-abortion group in the race for U.S. Senate in North Carolina.

  • Brannon again sets goal, this time for US Senate 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 5:24 pm
  • BURLINGTON, North Carolina - Greg Brannon is approaching his goal of becoming a U.S. senator much the way he did his goal of becoming a doctor - he reads and reads.

  • Judge: Subpoenas in NC voting suit must be honored 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 10:23 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina legislators can't ignore subpoenas seeking documents that could provide insight on the development and approval of last year's elections overhaul law being challenged in court, a federal judge ruled Thursday.

  • Harris needs Christian right for GOP NC Senate win 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 12:32 pm
  • ROBBINS, North Carolina - The Rev. Mark Harris says he's the only one in the U.S. Senate Republican primary field that can unite the three streams of the GOP in North Carolina and ultimately put Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan on the political ropes heading to November.

  • Hagan turns toward Tillis, would welcome Obama 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 5:19 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - Almost treating the state House speaker like her general election rival, Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan is redoubling her campaign focus on Thom Tillis, even though it's still unclear whether he'll survive the Republican primary.